A Jewish writer portrays his personal struggle to rediscover the religious and cultural heritage that his family lost through their assimilation into American society
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Paul Cowan was an inspiring author of several books, including The Tribes of America, The Making of an Un-American, and with Rachel Cowan, Mixed Blessings. He died in 1988 of complications from leukemia. Rachel Cowan, his wife wrote the Afterword for the paperback edition of An Orphan in History (originally published by Doubleday).Review:
"More than the story of a life; it is the story of an experience... At a time when many are seeking answers in all sorts of paths-- religious, mystical, and political-- Paul Cowan managed to find them, and himself, in his own history." -- Charles Siberman, New York Times Book Review
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Book Description Anchor, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0385411278